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James Aitchison

Portrait, Obituary The Star, 20 May 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Obituary The Star, 20 May 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Aitchison AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 5294 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 378 Annandale Street, Annandale, New South Wales, Australia AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Aitchison (father), 70 Sawyers' Arms Road, Papanui, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 22 August 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 5294 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Butcher/Civilian AWMM
    Australia AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Aitchison was the youngest son of Mr and Mrs J Aitchison, Sawyer's Arms Road, Papanui, New Zealand.

    He came out to New Zealand with other members of family in 1904. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 April 1918 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: The Star, 20 May 1918 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Somme, France AWMM

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Sources

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